Subject: Re: NetBSD and dynamic libraries.
To: Brian D Chase <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/08/1998 10:01:12
On Mon, 8 Jun 1998 01:31:14 -0700 (PST) 
 Brian D Chase <> wrote:

 > I'm not up on the latest wrt to the direction of NetBSD's kernel
 > enhancements, but am I correct in believing there is a move towards the
 > use of ELF? 

Well, ELF is definitely a better format than a.out, and we'd like to
move towards it, yes.

This is why we're trying to get support for our a.out shared library format
into the standard GNU binutils; then we can have a toolchain that will do
both formats, making the transition easier.

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